CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises as banks rebound, Rogers jumps

Wed Apr 19, 2017 9:40am EDT
 
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TORONTO, April 19 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index gained in early trade on Wednesday, helped by a rebound in banking stocks after recent losses and a jump in shares of Rogers Communications Inc after it reported strong quarterly earnings.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 58.85 points, or 0.38 percent, at 15,681.42 shortly after the open. Eight of its 10 main groups gained. (Reporting by Alastair Sharp)